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44 1/2 in. x 41 in. x 21 1/2 in. (113.03 cm x 104.14 cm x 54.61 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: W.253
Classification: Furnishings and Furniture; Furniture
Collection: Deanery Collection

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  • chests of drawers - Refers to case furniture characterized by having drawers, typically three to five in number. A chest of drawers is generally supported on feet, but sometimes rests directly on the floor. Use "commodes (chests of drawers)" for similar case pieces generally supported on short legs. Use "chests with drawers" for chests with one or more tiers of drawers below a deep storage space.
  • furniture - Movable or fixed objects or equipment, which may be either functional or ornamental, particularly objects for sitting, reclining, or storage, such as chairs, beds, tables, cabinets, etc., in a dwelling, business, or public space.
  • wood - The principal tissue of trees and other plants that provides both strength and a means of conducting nutrients. Wood is one of the most versatile materials known.

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